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California: Supreme Court Declines Rehearing in Baker, Modifies Opinion Without Change in Result
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The California Supreme Court has issued its decision denying the Petition for Rehearing filed by applicant in Baker v W.C.A.B. (XYZZX) . The court did make some modifications to its opinion that to some extent addressed the issues raised in applicant... Read More

Utah: 312-Week Limitation on TTD Benefits is Constitutional
Posted on 15 Dec 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

Utah Code Ann. § 35-1-65 (1982) (current version at Utah Code § 34A-2-410 (2016)), which provides that an injured worker who is temporarily totally disabled shall receive a specified amount of compensation per week, but that in no case shall... Read More

Iowa: Employee May Collect Both PPD and PTD at Same Time For Successive Injuries
Posted on 6 Jan 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

The Supreme Court of Iowa held that Iowa workers’ compensation law does not prohibit an employee from collecting both PPD benefits and PTD benefits at the same time where the employee suffers successive injuries at the same workplace. The court... Read More

California: Supreme Court Declines Rehearing in Baker, Modifies Opinion Without Change in Result
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

The California Supreme Court has issued its decision denying the Petition for Rehearing filed by applicant in Baker v W.C.A.B. (XYZZX) . The court did make some modifications to its opinion that to some extent addressed the issues raised in applicant... Read More